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A Global Perspective: Bringing the World Into Classrooms

The need to equip students and teachers to understand issues that transcend national borders is increasingly urgent, writes Ariel Tichnor-Wagner. (August 3, 2016)

Top Performers Blog

08/25 09:18 am | Scaling Education Initiatives: Why and How | In a follow up to his open letter to Marc Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, Marc Tucker digs deeper into the importance of supporting school improvement efforts that are both ...

Global Learning Blog

08/15 08:27 pm | Five Lessons from Teaching In Singapore | East and West have tremendous strengths, and global parents and educators can blend the best of both approaches to raise successful kids.

Democracy and Education Blog

07/11 03:21 pm | The State of Public Education; The State of Movements for Human Rights | As I announced yesterday, we are moving this blog to a new livelier format at Participatory Democracy and Public Education.  I want to take the opportunity of this last blog ...

On-Demand Webinar

E-Learning Goes Global
This webinar examined the state of online learning internationally and highlight various countries moving ahead in this arena.

Chat Transcripts

What U.S. Schools Can Learn From High-Performing Countries
This chat examined the United States’ mediocre showing on recent international tests, and what those results mean.

E-Learning Creates Foreign Connections
Our guests in this chat shared their experiences establishing meaningful connections between their schools in the United States and schools in other countries.

Special Collection

Quality Counts 2012
The 16th edition of Education Week's annual report looks at America's international standing in education, and lessons to be drawn from high-performing countries.

Multimedia

Quality Counts 2012: A Multimedia Presentation

Why is it important to study schools from other countries? Watch videos on the subject and listen to Education Week's reporters who studied the issue at large for Quality Counts 2012.

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The need to equip students and teachers to understand issues that transcend national borders is increasingly urgent, writes Ariel Tichnor-Wagner.
August 3, 2016 – Teacher
Students in AP art history classes are now exposed to a much wider range of artworks from different cultures as part of a revision of the curriculum.
April 27, 2016 – Education Week
Schools should teach students empathy to counter hate and disrupt violence, write Maya Soetoro-Ng and Alison Milofsky.
March 23, 2016 – Education Week
March 16, 2016 – Education Week
An international study finds that the U.S. has fewer low-performers in science on the PISA but not so for math or reading.
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
Rather than importing education strategies from abroad, states should look closer to home, write Martin Carnoy, Emma Garcia, and Tatiana Khavenson.
February 10, 2016 – Education Week
New international studies highlight the role of embedded professional-learning programs in school improvement.
January 27, 2016 – Education Week
January 27, 2016 – Education Week
A national commitment to adult education could transform the U.S. economy, writes high school teacher Scott Goldstein.
December 2, 2015 – Education Week
We need systemic policies that press for academic growth of all students, write Chester E. Finn and Brandon L. Wright.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week

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